Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hyde Park Men’s Swiss Watch

HYDE PARK was an American import name and part of the Emil Leichter Watch Company, Inc. in NY, NY. The Emil Leichter Co. was founded in 1943 by Emil Leichter (1901-1978), and was in business in the 1950s and 1960s … Continue reading

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Kembro Men’s Swiss Watch

Rare and Unusual KEMBRO Men’s Vintage Watch – SWISS 17 Jewel Stainless Steel Military Style Watch by Panto Watch Co. Panto was a well-established maker of quality Swiss watches dating to 1915 and earlier, they made some extremely stylish and … Continue reading

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LANCO SUPER DE LUXE Men’s Vintage Watch

Langendorf Watch Company was a Swiss watchmaker known for its fine craftsmanship and great attention to detail. The most famous brand of the company was Lanco (an abbreviation of Langendorf Watch Company) that was launched as a brand name in … Continue reading

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Armand Duval Men’s Art Deco Watch

There are watches and then there are watches. If your tastes run to rectangular watches, if you are fond of the Art Deco era, if you like having something that no one else you know has, then this is the … Continue reading

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Bulova Watch in a TK Case

It is a well-documented fact that in the mid 20th century, men’s watches were often re-cased. At some times, this was due to a problem with the original case. At other times, it had to do with changing styles and … Continue reading

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Classy Caravelle by Bulova – Blue Dial Watch

We have talked about blue dial and Caravelle before in this blog. Caravelle is the line introduced by Bulova to compete with Timex and other pin lever watches, with a fully jeweled movement watch at the same or similar price … Continue reading

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Vantage Watch by Hamilton Watch Company – A Swiss 17 Jewel Watch

Vantage watches are among the “sleepers” in the watch collecting field today. This means that you can probably find a very fine example of these great watches for a very reasonable price. Vantage watches were made by the illustrious Hamilton … Continue reading

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Westclox Men’s 17 Jewel Emerald Green Dial Watch

Just before the first years of the quartz revolution in watch making, some of the best known makers of mechanical watches offered some of their finest-ever timepieces. This wonderful vintage Westclox watch with its gorgeous emerald green dial is a … Continue reading

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